Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Wexford

GOAL

Safe & Healthy Communities Coalition (SHC) is focused on addressing substance use issues in Wexford and Missaukee Counties. 

 

MEETINGS

4th Tuesday of each month
10:00 AM

Location:
Wexford Missaukee ISD
General Education Building
9905 E. 13th St.
Cadillac, MI 49601

 

STAFF PERSON

Angie Gullekson, BS, CPS, TTS

Phone: 231-876-3813
Email: agullekson@dhd10.org 

 

CONNECT WITH US

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF SITES

  • Bostick’s Drug Store
    117 W. Main St.
    Manton, MI 49663
    231-824-6465
     
  • Cadillac Police Department
    200 N. Lake St.
    Cadillac, MI 49601
    231-775-3491
     
  • Michigan State Police – Cadillac Post
    7711 S. US-131
    Cadillac, MI 49601
    231-779-6040
     
  • Walgreens Pharmacy
    1220 N. Mitchell St.
    Cadillac, MI 49601
    231-775-9166

 

SUBSTANCE USE PREVENTION

Parents/Grandparents/Adults

Teens
 

COUNTY PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Monitor-Secure-Dispose Campaign

  • Safe & Healthy Communities Coalition (SHC) is currently implementing a 6-month community awareness campaign aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse in Wexford and Missaukee Counties. All campaign messages are centered around Monitor-Secure -Dispose. 
  • Radio public service announcement
  • Poster and brochure
  • Social media campaign
  • Deterra Drug Deactivation System Project
    Safe & Healthy Communities Coalition has successfully partnered with Meals on Wheels, Munson Home Health, and Wexford County Council on Aging to supply 550 individuals, who either lack transportation or are homebound, with a means to safely dispose of medications at home. 
  • Student Video 
    SHC partnered with the Career Tech Center Media Students to have a video created, by students, promoting Monitor-Secure-Dispose. 

   

Use the TalkSooner app for tips on how to talk to your kids about not using alcohol or other drugs.